Splendid Hotel La Torre
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- Minbar in room
- Smoking rooms available
- Non-smoking hotel
- High-speed internet in room
- Room service
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... affluent neighbourhood containing many grand villas and then arrived at the beach. This beautiful beach was very crowded, many people sunning themselves on the sand. One can hire a beach hut or a deck chair with shade but most seemed to opt for full sun. We had a great ice cream, pistachio and variagato for me and caramel and nougat for Gerry. Back to the bus and a 20 min drive to the ship. Formal night tonight, the ship doesn't seem as crowded on this last ...
... the front comes in, so a quick run around the old town was in order. Pleasantly surprised once we were pacing out as some very interesting old buildings and very lush gardens. We even managed to get a special shot of a local beauty specially for Steve Dacosta!! Apologies if it offends anybody else but could not miss the opportunity. Alison and Scott stay on board and plan their next adventure - off to Venice for a few days ...
We went down for the breakfast buffet around 8:30. It was a beautiful spread of food like we haven't seen yet. There was every kind of fruit, veggies, smoked salmon, many breads, cheeses, and meats. I can't even mention all the food they served. It was VERY nice.
We left our hotel around 9:15 to catch a local bus up to the Monreale Cathedral. We bought local bus tickets and waited well over an hour but the ...
... We weren't impressed; the pasta was cooked perfectly but pretty tasteless and the mussels were tiny. The pizza came and was almost burnt on the bottom. So, we weren't enamored with the meal this evening. Our last course was a whole stuffed baby squid. The squid was chewy, but the flavor was very nice. We walked home, a little disappointed but sated. It was probably the worst meal we have had here and it wasn't ...
... struggling to understand her anyway.
Up one of the main streets of Palermo we went window shopping and taking in the sights and sounds of the cobblestone streets and main thorough fares. We located the ‘San Giuseppe’ Church; what a masterpiece inside; beautiful domed ceilings with what looked like Flemish Style paintings; Cherubs and life-like figures on the roofs with so much to look at. The ceilings and panels were so busy we had to sit down ...